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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Hong Kong, China.

Academic calendar

Semester I: September – December
Semester II: February – May

Application deadline
Semester I: 15 April
Semester II: 30 September

Areas of study open to exchange students

Social Sciences

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

For information about accommodation:
On-campus accommodation
Off-campus accommodation

Estimated living costs per month

On/ Off campus housing: HKD 5,600‐9,500 (for a
semester); Rent: HKD 3,000‐7,000 (per month)
Food: HKD 2,000‐3,000 (per month)
Transportation: HKD 1,000‐2,000 (per month)
Entertainment: HKD 1,000‐3,000 (per month)
Books: HKD 1,000‐1,500 (for a semester)


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

4 places per year

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Or contact the International Office:

Bart Weerdenburg, Loes van Velzen, Nicole van der Hoeven - Sneijder

The International office offers information and support for incoming and outgoing exchange students of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Contact us if you have any questions about studying abroad on a temporary basis.

International Office of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Visiting address: Sjoerd Groenman building
Padualaan 14, 3584 CH Utrecht

Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659

Walk-in Office Hours (max. 5 min a person)

Only for short questions and handing in documents.
Location: Information Desk STIP, ground floor, Sjoerd Groenman building

Opening hours: Monday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Tuesday 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m., Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Please note: no walk-in office hours on Monday 3 February

Office Hours by appointment

Appointments can be made via email: (please, add your phone number).

Tuesday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Bart Weerdenburg (Coordinator International Relations): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Nicole van den Hoeven-Sneijder (International Officer): Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Loes van Velzen (International Officer): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

International office of Utrecht University

For questions about universitywide programmes, contact one of the University International Office employees.